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Group: Covered California Should Better Track Enrollee Demographics
California Healthline

The California Pan-Ethnic Health Network last month sent a letter to the Covered California Board saying that the state’s health insurance exchange did not effectively collect and release data on those who enrolled in coverage, HealthyCal reports.

CPEHN Director of Policy Analysis Caroline Sanders wrote that the exchange failed to ask enrollees about gender identity and sexual orientation and that questions about race, ethnicity and primary language were buried at the end of the enrollment application in a section called “Optional Data.”